“Leaving With Love"
Eternal Messages From the Heart
Gayla Gabriel has been an educator in the field of special education
for more than twenty years. Over the years she has been involved in
many educational and spiritual workshops.
In the 1980’s she studied with John Grinder and became a
Neurolinguistic Practitioner. Gayla is a graduate of the American
Society of Alternative Therapists.
After attending a number of seminars on death, dying and grief, Gayla
was drawn to a series of workshops called, “Opening to Life” by Frank
Ostaseski, Founding Director of both the Zen Hospice Project and the
Metta Institute located in Northern California.
Currently, she uses her expertise as teacher and counselor to assist
grievers as a Grief Recovery Specialist trained and certified by the
Grief Recovery Institute, founded by John James and Russell Friedman.
Gayla also enjoys yoga, breath work, meditation, dance, NIA, hiking,
and studying Kabbalah. She credits these with enriching her life.
Recently, Gayla made the transition from full time teaching to follow
her vision for completing her first book, “Leaving with Love: Eternal
Messages From the Heart.”
This unusual book transforms itself into a precious keepsake that will
hold your special messages for your loved ones and friends when you
You have many choices on how to personalize and create this wonderful
remembrance. You can take as long as you want to complete the exercises
in the book. There is no specific order as well. One of the unique
features of this book is that it contains envelopes for storing and
keeping safe the personal letters or messages that you write.
You can decorate the book any way you see fit, add photos, discard the
dust cover, find a colorful ribbon to tie the keepsake closed, or use
your imagination to make “Leaving with Love” a very personalized gift
for those you love.
Chapters include Gratitude, Appreciation, What Do I Treasure? Gifts
from the Heart, Forgiveness and Forgiving, Revelations, Regrets, My
Favorite Books, My Eulogy, and much more.
To find out more information on “Leaving with Love,” write to Gayla
Gabriel at Sparks of Life Publishing, 4316 Rousseau Lane, Palos Verdes
Peninsula, CA 90274, or visit her web site at http://www.leavingwithlove.com.